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Petroleum products prices continued to rise, other prices were mostly unchanged

Producer price indices in French industry

FRENCH MARKET: +0.2 % in September

In September, French producer prices in industry slightly rose by 0.2 % (+0.0 % in August) on the French market. This movement is attributable to a new rise in petroleum products prices combined with an occasional rise in electricity prices.

Energy prices rose ...

Driven by a rise in Brent crude prices sourced from the North Sea (+0.6 % in dollars and +4.7 % in euros), prices of refined petroleum products increased by 2.2 % (+3.3 % for heating oil, +2.7 % for diesel oil and +1.7 % for unleaded premium gas).

... while food products prices slightly fell ...

In September, food products prices fell (-0.2 %), after +0.1% in July and August. Dairy products prices were the only ones to rise (+0.5%) ; meat products prices were unchanged while beverages prices fell markedly (-1.2 % for wine and -2% for malt), as well as prepared animal feeds (-1.3%).

... and prices of “other manufactured products” were unchanged.

Prices of “other manufactured products” fell by 0.1% in September, after +0.1% in August. The seasonal increase (new collection) of wearing apparel (+1.9%) and textile prices (+0.4%) linked with cotton prices was offset by a fall in the prices of chemical products (–0.7%) and rubber and plastics prices (-0.4%).

FOREIGN MARKETS: 0.0% in September

Producer prices of French industrial products sold on foreign markets were unchanged in September, after –0.2% in August. The slight decline in “other manufactured products” prices, most notably chemical products (-0.7%) and basic metals products prices (–0.3%), was offset by a rise in refined petroleum products prices (+2.1%).

ALL MARKETS: +0.2% in September

On all markets, producer prices of French industrial products increased by 0.2%, after -0.1% in August.

Import prices indices of industrial products: +0.8% in September

Imported industrial products prices rose by 0.8% in September, following a decline of 0.5% in August. In September, as in August, the movement of imported industrial products prices was mainly attributable to a rise in crude oil and refined petroleum products prices.

Total Industry price indices

Total Industry price indices

Source : INSEE

Producer price indices of manufactured products sold on the french market

Producer price indices of manufactured products sold on the french market

Import price indices of manufactured products

Import price indices of manufactured products
French Producer Price Indices in industry according to the market where the products are sold:
base and reference year: 2005
Change in %
Levels A 10 and A 17 in CPF rev. 2, 2008 Weight Sep.11 In 1 month In 1 year
French market
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 116.1 0.2 6.1
(DE) Mining and quarrying, energy, water 130 129.8 0.5 7.1
CZ: Manufactured prod. 870 114.1 0.2 5.9
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 188 110.3 –0.2 5.8
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 70 153.7 2.2 28.7
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 92 110.9 0.2 2.0
(C4) Transport equipment 79 106.7 0.0 2.4
(C5) Other man. products 441 111.4 –0.1 3.4
Foreign markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 107.2 0.0 3.2
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 106.8 0.0 3.2
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 82 117.1 –0.4 6.1
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 25 201.9 2.1 25.3
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 202 97.0 –0.1 1.5
(C4) Transport equipment 211 100.2 0.1 0.2
(C5) Other man. products s 107.3 –0.2 2.9
All markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 113.3 0.2 5.2
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 111.6 0.1 5.0
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 154 111.4 –0.3 5.8
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 56 160.4 2.1 28.1
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 127 103.9 0.0 1.8
(C4) Transport equipment 121 103.1 0.1 1.2
(C5) Other man. products s 110.1 –0.1 3.2
Import prices of industrial products
base and reference year: 2005
r: updated ; nd: non available ; s : confidential
Change en %
Levels A 10 and A 17 of nomenclature CPF rev. 2, 2008 Weight Sep.11 In 1 month In 1 year
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 119.1 0.8 8.1
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 109.7 0.2 4.4
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 69 126.0 –0.4 8.1
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 41 156.3 2.6 26.8
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 210 93.0 0.1 –2.2
(C4) Transport equipment 133 101.6 0.3 1.0
(C5) Other manufactured products s 113.3 0.1 5.0
Revision of each index at total industry level
Revision of the monthly change (in %)
(1) Reading note: the evolution of the index between Jul.11 and Aug.11 published last month was equal to -0,3 %. It is updated to -0,2 %; that is to say a revision of +0,1 %.
Jun.11 / May 11 Jul.11 / Jun.11 Aug.11 / Jul.11
French producer prices in industry sold on:
- the French market // //
- the foreign markets +0.1 +0.1 +0.1(1)
- all markets // +0.1 //
Import prices of industrial products // +0.1 –0.1

Informations Rapides

n° 266 - October 31, 2011

Industrial Producer and Import Price Indices - September 2011

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